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Controversy over CDC statement

13 Oct, 2014

Health experts criticize CDC Director Frieden’s remark that a ‘protocol breach’ caused the Dallas nurse’s infection. They say that hospital staff need to be coached on each step of the process of dealing with Ebola patients, and that given the level of training needed to do the job safely, the government should consider designating a hospital in each region as the go-to facility for Ebola. National Nurses United disaster relief expert Bonnie Castillo:

You don’t scapegoat and blame when you have a disease outbreak. We have a system failure. That is what we have to correct.